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Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

  • Narrow form, strong, central leader and densely branched
  • Red flowers appear before the foliage emerges
  • Orange-yellow to red foliage in the fall
  • A good selection for a smaller landscape
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

4

Height:

12-15 m

Spread:

6-8 m

Colour:

Red
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Karpick Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Karpick maple grows best in full sun and an acidic soil that is medium to wet, with good drainage. The smaller and denser, lateral limbs on a strong, central leader, and fine-toothed leaves are the most notable differences than those of the species. A specimen tree for a lawn, street or park, where a narrow form is needed. 


Acer rubrum 'Karpick' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Conical
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Orange
Red
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Bowhall Maple

Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

Armstrong Maple